I don’t know what it is about Valentines’ Day that I love so much. Probably because it is about love and showing your love. After all, Valentine’s Day has long been celebrated as the month of romance, and it is both an ancient Christian and Roman tradition. What does a Jewish girl from California give a shit about Valentine’s Day? Why not? All I know is that this world needs a lot more love. Whether it’s your husband, boyfriend, girlfriend, grandparents, whoever, take some time to really go out of your way to show them how much you love them. Especially this year since the entire world is upside down.

Here are some of my favorites that I have purchased, researched or want. Click on the pink description and it will take you directly to the website. Happy V Day to you.

  • When I saw these boxer briefs, I fell in love. What man wouldn’t want their girlfriend or boyfriend’s picture holding their balls on their underwear? Surprise them with the Valentine’s Day Gift-Face Boxer ($19.95 Santa Socks). 2. Any guy would love this braided brown leather bracelet with custom beads in silver ($84.95 Mynamenecklace.com). It’s stylish and masculine. 3. Keeping cozy warm during these cold months is a must. These Etip Salty Dog Knit Tech Gloves by Patagonia are timeless, and any guy would love to receive them. ($35.00 Nordstrom) 4. Believe it or not, men actually do like flowers and plants. I love this sweetheart hoya heart succulent; it’s simple, clean, and would look great on a desk ($26.25 FTD). 5. You will take a bite out of his neck after he sprays some of this Tonka 25 Eau de Parfum. It’s unisex but has a masculine note to it, delicious ($192 Le Labo). 6. If your man loves to cook, then he will love a subscription for 100% Grass-Fed and Pasture-Raised Meats (Wild Pastures from $158/year). 7. If you plan for a sexy, romantic evening on Valentine’s day, your man must keep his below the waist parts clean and smooth and his nose hair trimmed with the Performance Package. (Manscaped $109.99)
  1. Lubricate, massage, and cast a spell on your partner with this amazing organic body oil; I promise the sex will be good. (Spell Botanicals). 2. My most favorite scent at the moment is Mojave Ghost. With a mix of powdery violet and sandalwood, some chantilly musk, amber, and cedarwood. If you have Gypsy Water spray it on top of the Mojave Ghost ($190 Byredo). 3. Add a hint of sweetness and light to any spaces with this dreamy dried bouquet arrangement, I love the colors, and it will keep forever ($130 Urban Stems) 4. Get your babe the newest nighttime necessity, the satin sleep set from Kitsch. Before you go to bed, put your hair in a silk scrunchy, put on a silk mask, and lay your head down on a silk pillowcase. You will awake creaseless and frizz-free ($36.00 Alexis K Beauty) 5. If you want to give a wow gift, these Parisian inspired floral arrangements are a must. These real roses stay fresh for a year and smell divine ($299 Venusetfleur). 6. Surprise your honey with this Rockin pinstripe bodysuit named “Gloria,” after the first female gangster movie ($229 Rumuer Lingerie). 7. Make a custom necklace in Morse Code, and no one will know your secrets. ($70 DeeBerkley.com) 8. If your partner is a first-timer vibrator user then you must get the Tennis Coach Vibrator, it stimulates and vibrates internally and externally and can be used from bed to bath ($55.00 Goop).

There is nothing better than a handmade gift. Some of my husband’s favorite items that I have given him throughout the years are what I made. They are meaningful, and they don’t cost a lot. 1. Make your loved one a custom Valentine’s Jenga date night set; all you need is a Jenga set and a red pen. (Pinterest) 2. Show your love with a fish tackle box and your loved ones’ favorite candies. (Pinterest) 3. “Baby, you make my heart burst” Who doesn’t love Starbursts? Get a jar with a lid, add starbursts and slap a sticker, easy peasy (Pinterest) 4. I love these cute little envelopes with messages that will melt anyone’s heart, you can get them custom printed or hand makes them yourself (Pinterest) 5. Good ole Hershey Kisses will make anyone smile. Another great DIY gift. Just get some Hershey kisses and a Jar and write a cute message (Pinterest) 6. Touch someone’s heart with all of the human basic senses touch, sound, taste, sight, and smell. Purchase a candy, a candle, a photo of yourself, earbuds, soft socks, then wrap them in cute boxes with the senses’ names on them. (Pinterest) 7. Tell your loved one 52 reasons why you love them on a deck of playing cards. Get two key chain rings and hook them together. I made this, and my husband loves it (Pinterest). 8. I love candy posters; I have been making them for years. Figure out what you want to say, get the candy and make a poster (Pinterest). 9. Always a classic, pictures with your honey, all you need is a picture frame and clothespins. (Pinterest)

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